Month: April 2016

something else

So apparently, this Gap ad was perceived to be racist*–despite efforts to explain the pose:

Screen Shot 2016-04-08 at 10.37.28 AM

Yet, as far as I can tell, this earlier version was not perceived in a similar way:

Screen Shot 2016-04-08 at 10.38.54 AM

But putting that debate aside, I’d like to point out one small(ish) detail that’s getting missed:

Screen Shot 2016-04-08 at 10.46.54 AM

Either Cherokee/Target or Gap has some ‘splainin to do. Who wants to go first?

* And since perception (not truth) is all that really matters these days, it must in fact be racist.